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Envy Is the Illusion

January 25, 2012

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary     January 24, 2012 By Perry Redd     Have you heard the latest buzzword?  It’s more akin to an allegation.  As we bear witness to the Republicans vying for the opportunity to face incumbent Barack Obama for the presidency, “The Politics of Envy” has become […]

Depiction of Contradiction

October 4, 2011

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary October 4, 2011 By Perry Redd This past week, the news cycle has been fast and furious.  If you’ve blinked, then you’ve missed something.  Not necessarily the stories, but the truth.  The actors have said one thing, then have done another.  They’ve stood on principle—or […]

Losing At Home

January 25, 2011

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary January 24, 2010 By Perry Redd Are we there yet?  Have we rebounded from the downed economy of two years ago?  Our dear President tells us that we’ve made leaps and bounds from where we were.  We gained 100,000 new jobs last month, we had […]

The Problem with Conservatives

September 22, 2010

I do believe in free enterprise, but I don’t believe of letting free enterprise run roughshod over the people. I do believe in small government; but I don’t believe in allowing it to become so small that it becomes ineffective and corporations take over government’s function. I do believe that taxation has gone overboard, but I do believe that all of America must play its fair share in contributing to the general welfare of the nation. So when I hear conservatives espouse that they are the purveyors of moral uprightness and solid conservative values—and that everyone else is wrong and sinful—then I’ve got a problem. Yes, the problems are the conservatives.

Now, You Decide

April 19, 2010

What I want to know is why are you still supporting politicians who want to hurt you? What’s your excuse? With a weekend push from President Obama and the SEC charges against Goldman Sachs in the background, Democrats plan to start debating the Wall Street reform bill in the Senate this week, even as Republicans continue to say they oppose the bill.